Ailey II’s U.S. Tour Showcases Work by Rising African-American Choreographers

As Black History Month launches, Ailey continues to inspire, enlighten and educate all people with national tours by Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and Ailey II, classes for aspiring dancers and the general public, and the launch of a new Arts In Education residency program for elementary school students.  Continue Reading →

Walter’s World: Sylvia Waters

Ailey2_Headshots_SWatersBy Walter Rutledge

For the past thirty-eight years Ailey II has provided opportunities of aspiring young artists to hone their craft. The company usually will enlist the services of a dancer for two years, and then the artist, for lack of a better word, “graduates” into the professional world of entertainment. Continue Reading →